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Apricot Color

Color Name: Apricot
Hex Color Code: #FBCEB1
RGB Color Code: RGB(251, 206, 177)
CMYK Values *: 0.00%, 17.93%, 29.48%, 1.57%

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Apricot is a pale orange-yellowish color that represents the color of apricot fruit.

What color is Apricot?

Apricot color belongs to the Orange color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Apricot is #FBCEB1, and the RGB color code is RGB(251, 206, 177).

In the RGB color model, Apricot has a red value of 251, a green value of 206, and a blue value of 177. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 17.9% magenta, 29.5% yellow, and 1.6% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 23.5° (degrees), 90.2 % saturation, and 83.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Apricot has a hue of 23.5° (degrees), 29.5 % saturation and 98.4 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Apricot color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(251, 206, 177)

Red 251 (98.4%)
Green 206 (80.8%)
Blue 177 (69.4%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Hue 23.51°
Saturation 90.24 %.
Lightness 83.92 %.
LRV ~ 67.8 %
Munsell Color System 2.5YR 8.5/6.3
XYZ X : 69.79
Y : 67.83
Z : 51.01
YXY Y1 : 67.83
X : 0.37
Y2 : 0.36
CMY C : 1.57%
M : 19.22%
Y : 30.59%


Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 17.93%
Yellow 29.48%
Key 1.57%


Hue 23.51°
Saturation 29.48 %.
Brightness / Value 98.43 %.
CIE-Lab L : 85.92
A : 11.78
B : 20.39
CIE-Lch L : 85.92
C : 23.55
H : 60
CIE-Luv L : 85.92
U : 30.44
V : 26.66
Hunter-Lab L : 82.36
A : 7.14
B : 20.93

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Color Combinations

Apricot - #FBCEB1 Color Schemes and Palettes

Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Apricot. The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette

Tetradic Color Scheme Palette

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Apricot - #FBCEB1 Tints and Shades

Apricot #fbceb1 Shades

Apricot #fbceb1 Tints

Color Images

Apricot - #FBCEB1 Color Images and Patterns

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